Oakland, CA, June 1, 2021 – FlemingMartin is pleased to announce that Marqeta, a leading fintech unicorn that developed the first global modern card issuing platform, has hired Ryan Weber to be its new Chief Talent Officer.
As the Company’s first Chief Talent Officer, Ryan will lead the company’s global talent strategy and function, focused on building strategic processes to help Marqeta attract and retain world-class talent. Ryan will work closely with the executive team to build Marqeta’s talent acquisition and management function to support the Company’s next stage of hyper growth, as the Company prepares to go public.
Ryan is a business-minded talent leader with a track record of building successful talent acquisition teams at ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), and Intuit (Nasdaq: INTU). He has an impressive background in management consulting and executive search, including experience at Bain, PwC, and Spencer Stuart. Most recently, he served as ServiceNow’s VP of Talent Management where he also led Talent Development and Learning.
Before ServiceNow, Ryan was a TA leader at Google, which he joined after four years as an Executive Search leader at Spencer Stuart. At Google, Ryan built and led the talent acquisition organization for the Google Ad network and was the founding talent leader for Google’s newly formed Cloud business unit, which he scaled to a team of 1,000+ within two years, supporting over a third of Google’s tech hiring.
Ryan earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his MBA in Strategy, Finance & Entrepreneurship from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Named as a Forbes Fintech 50 for two consecutive years, Marqeta developed the first global modern card issuing platform, providing the most advanced infrastructure and tools for building highly configurable payment cards. Marqeta’s technology provides unprecedented control for companies like Instacart and DoorDash to issue cards, authorize transactions, and manage payment operations in real-time. Marqeta supports the world’s fastest-growing innovators at scale, and its technology powers many of the apps and services you enjoy daily. As of March 31, 2021, Marqeta has issued approximately 320 million cards. The Company publicly filed its S1 on May 14, 2021 and expects to trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker MQ when it prices its IPO in June 2021.
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